Gaze movement pattern among field independent and dependent cognitive style

Varun Muthuchamy., Ravi D., and Thamilselvan Palanichamy

The aim of the present study was to estimate whether individuals with different cognitive styles show variations in their eye movement parameters. 23 volunteer with age range between 21 and 35 (M=24.7; SD=3.09), working in DIPR participated in the study. Figure Embedded Test was used to sorted out the participants as Field Dependent-Independent (FDI). Variation in Gaze Pattern parameters of the participants were traced with eye tracker device. Data were analyzed using Eye Tracking metrics and SPSS software reveals that Eye Movement (EM) parameters such Fixation, Saccade and Blink Duration of Field dependent were larger than Field Independent participants.

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